dryg

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish drȳgher, from Old Norse drjúgr, from Proto-Germanic *dreugaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dryg (comparative drygare, superlative drygast)

  1. lasting, economical
  2. lasting, heavy
  3. bragging, self-important
  4. approximately but exceeding

Declension[edit]

Inflection of dryg
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular dryg drygare drygast
Neuter singular drygt drygare drygast
Plural dryga drygare drygast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 dryge drygare drygaste
All dryga drygare drygaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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